Tamron Lens Choices And Tips On Capturing Flowers

Written by Gina Stephens

Idol by David Pritchard, using the Tamron 24-70mm lens. 

Spring flowers are out in full bloom now, so here are a few tips on lenses that will fulfil well for flower photography and some tips on capturing better flower images with them. 

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD 

This lens is a undying when it comes to macro photography and will enable you to capture nicely blurred backgrounds, enabling the flowers in your shot to brave out. This lens will be ideal for capturing single blooms that are relatively small and abstract photos of parts of the flower such as petals or stamen. Commemorate to get down to the level of the flower flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division to avoid the 'hovering above' look and try to choose a day when it's cloudy so that the lighting is a bit profuse diffused and you won't have as many shadows to contend with. A tripod might be handy so you don't have to squat down for too long. 

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 VC USD 

The 24-70mm lens longing be better for capturing whole flower beds of colourful foliage, while still enabling you to capture a blurred background thanks to the f/2.8 hole. This will be ideal for vast fields of flowers, such as lavender or oil seed rape, where you'll want a few specimens to be in focus whilst befogging the rest of the field. The focal range of this lens will give you more versatility in how much of the field you include in you shot, plus the superficial depth of field means it is also capable of capturing images of more singular, isolated flowers if you wish. 

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Tamron SP AF 11-18mm f/4-5.6 Dill LD Aspherical

This ultra-wide zoom lens disposition create a warped perspective of the world when used close-up, allowing you to take some quirky images of single flowers. Like a fisheye lens, it purposefulness make the middle of the flower look larger than the petals, which will work better for some species of plants than others. It can also be worn for capturing a different angle on flowerbeds, clusters of flowers or of course super-wide vistas that feature flowers. 


Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

This lens proffers outstanding sharpness and although there is a closest focusing distance of 28cm, the lens still takes nice shots of flowers. Despite being an ultra spacious lens, this optic produces nice bokeh at wide apertures allowing you to isolate your subject from the background easily. With the alternative to zoom in to 30mm, the lens is able to crop out certain parts of the scene that you might not want to include without you having to move. 

For varied information on Tamron lenses and to read the reviews of the lenses mentioned above, take a look at the Totally Tamron reviews section. 



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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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